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  1. Trucker sentenced in death of officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Amy Cunniff on Tuesday told the trucker who caused an accident that killed her husband, New York State Trooper David Cunniff, she is not angry with him. Speaking during Gary Blakley's sentencing in Montgomery County Court, Cunniff said she makes a choice every day not to be angry with him because that's not what her husband would want.

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  2. Planet Fitness to get space in shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Planet Fitness is hoping to have a new location in the Johnstown Mall constructed by the end of the year, a project official told local officials. John Tobin, vice president and senior project manager for Syracuse-based National Structures Inc., presented plans for the new fitness club to the city Planning Board on Tuesday at City Hall.

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  3. Tee TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The high school golf season is already two weeks into its season and many of the local teams and golfers have shown they will be a force to reckoned with as the season wears on. Led by 2014 state tournament alternate Alex Bond, the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots are off to a 5-1 overall start and are 4-1 against Foothills Council competition.

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  4. Man gets prison time for crash that killed trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    FONDA A Canadian man has been sentenced to time in state prison for a vehicle accident that caused the death of a state trooper. Gary Blakley, 66, of Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada, was sentenced this morning in Montgomery County Court to 3 1/2 years in state prison and 2 1/2 years post-release supervision.

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  5. Marion B. BetzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Mrs. Marion B. Betz of Amsterdam, New York, died peacefully on Sunday, August 30, 2015, with her loving family by her side at St Mary's Hospital. She was 94. A lifelong area resident, Marion was born on April 29, 1921, to Warren and Emily Rust Mead.

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  6. Planet Fitness proposes city siteRead the original story

    Tuesday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A proposed project to construct an addition to the Route 30A mall to accommodate the fitness club will come before the city Planning Board today. "They'll be remodeling the mall and doing a 3,000-square-foot addition to do all the things they need to do," city Code Enforcement Officer Bruce Heberer said today.

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  7. Antonella CassellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Antonella Cassella , of Perth, NY, passed away at the young age of 39. A lifelong resident of Perth, Antonella was the proud owner and chef of Nicolino's Restaurant and Vino/Wine Bar. Born in Amsterdam, Antonella was the daughter of the late Nicolino and Lina Cassella.

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  8. Dolores JenningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Dolores Jennings, 76, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital with her family by her side. Born on May 27, 1939, in Amsterdam, she was the daughter of the late Irving and Florence Denton.

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  9. Long BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Local softball players took the field at Meco Ballpark at 6 p.m. Friday - and some of them expected to still be playing this morning. When Ben Kruger learned about longtime educator Margaret Robin Blowers' retirement from the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District in June, a friend suggested having a 100-inning game to benefit individuals and families who have been affected by cancer.

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  10. Gloria Calhoun OrloskyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Gloria Calhoun Orlosky, 85, of Fonda, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2015, at her son's home surrounded by her loving family. Gloria was a graduate of Fonda schools.

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  11. John A. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    John A. Miller, 76, of Lake Road, town of Galway, NY, passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his bedside. Born April 8, 1939, in Amsterdam, New York, he was the son of the late Milton J. and Isabelle A. Steele Miller.

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  12. Candidates file independent petitionsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Officials with the Montgomery County Board of Elections released the names of those who recently filed independent petitions for the 2015 elections. Candidates had until Tuesday to get their independent petitions filed with the board of elections.

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  13. Dana Walter VanDeusenRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Dana Walter VanDeusen, age 69, of Gloversville, New York, passed away after a long illness on August 14, 2015, at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, New York. Dana was born September 18, 1945, in Amsterdam, New York and was the son of the late Donald Wilbur VanDeusen Sr. and F. Anna VanHoesen VanDeusen of Hagaman, New York.

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  14. Supervisors OK $586K paymentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Fulton County supervisors recently authorized a $586,439 payment to the state Department of Health connected to a state audit of the former county Mental Health Clinic. The amount was based on a final revised audit report from the state Office of the Medicaid Inspector General regarding recoupment of Comprehensive Outpatient Program payments for 2003, 2004 and 2005.

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  15. Second lawsuit filed in Fonda speedway accidentRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Montgomery County Agricultural Society and its insurance company have filed suit in state Supreme Court in Montgomery County in relation to a personal injury lawsuit that was filed against the organization in 2014. In the lawsuit filed on July 24, the plaintiff's allege breach of contract on the part of Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company and Lucia Motorsports and its owners, Ric and Laura Lucia, stating the defendants were obligated to assume the cost of a defense and indemnify them in relation to the lawsuit filed on behalf of a Montgomery County man injured at the Fonda Speedway.

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  16. Look at costs on the canalsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Erie Canal once helped deliver commerce and prosperity to residents across upstate New York, including those in Montgomery County. But for most people, those days are long gone.

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  17. Margaret Robin BlowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Margaret Robin Blowers, age 59, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 15, 1956, in Amsterdam, the daughter of the late Robert McFeeley and Evelyn Skalla McFeeley of Johnstown who survives.

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  18. County: Water could serve thousands of acresRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Water services generated through Fulton County's Smart Waters project could reach more than 10,000 acres of vacant land, officials say. Smart Waters is an initiative involving the use of new or expanded water sources for the county in the hopes of fostering new development.

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  19. Aid for study requiredRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The state or federal government should come through as soon as possible with funding to help pay for a study of a possible regional transportation system for Fulton and Montgomery counties. Such a system could provide another reliable transportation option for local residents - but the idea needs to be carefully looked into.

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  20. Ellen E. - Eileen' MacVeanRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Ellen E. "Eileen" MacVean, 84, of Midline Road, Amsterdam, NY, passed away on Monday morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam with her loving family at her side. Born March 11, 1931, in Syracuse, New York, she was the daughter of the late George and Ellen Smyth Allen.

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